Chocolate Orange Tea Drops

Chocolate Orange Tea Drops

Chocolate drop cookies are subtly flavored with orange.

40 min. prep time
24 cookies
151 Rating


1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 (6-ounce) package semi-sweet real chocolate chips


Heat oven to 350°F.

Combine flour and salt in bowl. Set aside.

Combine sugar, butter, cream cheese, egg, orange zest and vanilla in another bowl. Beat at medium speed until mixture is creamy. Add flour mixture; beat at low speed until well mixed. Stir in chocolate chips.

Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets.

Bake 12-14 minutes or until light golden brown. Let stand 2 minutes on cookie sheet; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.

Recipe and photo courtesy of NESTLÉ® USA

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories: 120

Fat: 7g

Cholesterol: 25mg

Sodium: 90mg

Carbohydrates: 13g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #11556©2000Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

A lot of my friends and I are into the flavor of chocolate and orange mixed together. This had plenty of flavor of both though the next time I will just empty the bag of mini chips into the recipe, because I am not sure what to do with the rest of them.

Comment On This Recipe

Please correct the item(s) in red below:
5 Please select a rating

Email address will not be published

Please note, all submissions are screened for content deemed appropriate by Land O'Lakes. Comments are published within 3 business days.
Thank you, your comment has been submitted for approval


Your friend thought you might be interested in Chocolate Orange Tea Drops

Latest Blog

Cranberry Swirl Sweet Rolls
November 24, 2015 by Mallory

One of my favorite parts of the Thanksgiving meal is my husband’s homemade cranberry sauce. It’s a tart and sweet sauce, with hints of orange zest and brown sugar. I always have him make twice the amount needed because I love having leftovers. This year, I decided that rather than serving it alongside leftover turkey and mashed potatoes, I was going to try something new. We still have guests lingering the day after Thanksgiving, so what better way to ease the turkey “hangover” than with homemade sweet rolls for breakfast? More ...

The Simple Rewards® Club is your personal online resource for exclusive offers and information. It’s also our way of saying “thank you” for trusting Land O’Lakes and inviting us into your home. Membership is free, so sign up today.

FREE Sign Up Includes:
  • Our Measuring Cup® Newsletter Preview »
  • Money-Saving and Exclusive Offers
  • Online Recipe Box

Already a Member? Sign In.


YES. Send me the Measuring Cup® Newsletter.
Cancel and Go Back

Forgot Your Password?

Please correct the items(s) in red below

    We'll email instructions to the address you used to register.

    Reset My Password Cancel and Go Back

    Confirmation Email Sent

    We've sent a confirmation email to the address associated with your account. Check your email and follow the link within 3 hours in order to complete the password reset process.


    Welcome Back!

    If you are already a member, please sign in.

    Not a Simple Rewards Member? Join Now. Forgot Your Password?

    Check Your Email

    Look for an email soon with instructions to reset your password.

    If you did not receive the email, please check your email junk folder (just in case) or contact us.

    Hi, I'm Becky. I'm eager to share my best ideas and favorite recipes from my 20+ years in the Land O'Lakes Test Kitchen. I'm also excited to help with any questions you have about cooking and baking with Land O Lakes® products. Some of the questions and answers will be published in our newsletter, The Measuring Cup®. Please use the short form below to ask your questions, or share your tip or memory.

    Please correct the item(s) in red below

    *These fields are required


    Your question has been submitted.

    Close Window